2018 Walk list (History)

02/09/2022 | Merrivale through 5000 years: an accessible walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Explore Bronze Age stone rows and hut circles, medieval tin mining, nineteenth century routeways and modern conservation in the heart of Dartmoor. This walk is a category 3 event on grass tracks and rough ground for people using mobility scooters but able bodied walkers also welcome.
This walk can be undertaken with the Two tors walk which starts in the same car park with time for a lunch break. Support dogs welcome

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 02/09/2022 – 12:30 PM, 02/09/2022
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Four Winds (SX748562)
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: Dawn Williamson 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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02/09/2022 | From Black Tor Falls to Crazywell Pool and more… Moderate walk

Walk overview

There’s a lot to see on this walk: the Devonport Leat, an aqueduct, a waterfall, a blowing house, two prehistoric stone rows and a Bronze Age settlement, Crazywell Pool and Cross, and Leather Tor clapper bridge. In between are some magnificent moorland views as we walk alongside the leat and some riverside/woodland walking as we follow the Meavy upstream at the end of the walk. There will be the opportunity to swim in Crazywell Pool, weather permitting. It’s a safe and (relatively) warm body of water. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 02/09/2022 – 5:00 PM, 02/09/2022
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX 560 708)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – free for under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07914184220
Email: inga@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

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02/09/2022 | Belstone History Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

This fascinating walk is a mixture of fields, tracks, woods and riverside walking, with views across North Devon to Exmoor (weather permitting). We will learn of Belstone’s connection to an historic battle also to a man of the cloth.
What is The Sticklepath Fault? We will find out.
Why was The Nizam of Hyderabab shopping in Belstone?
Join your guides, Bob Adamson and Mike Jeffery, for the answers and much, much more.
Finishing up by the tearooms!
Bring food and drink for a coffee break and picnic lunch by the River.
Wear suitable walking gear.
There are no toilet facilities in Belstone, nearest Toilets are at The White House Services on the A30.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 02/09/2022 – 2:00 PM, 02/09/2022
Guide: Bob Adamson
Start Location: Belstone (SX621938.)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation for the air ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07976 739394
Email: dartmoorexperience@gmail.com

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03/09/2022 | The railway and the quarry: an accessible walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This guided walk will follow the old railway line from Princetown to Foggintor Quarry. Enjoy the views over the moor and history dating back to the Bronze Age. This is a Category 3 walk for people using mobility scooters as the railway track is rough in places and access to the quarry is on rough grass and steep in places. Able bodied walkers also welcome
This walk can be undertaken with the Walk with Views which starts in the same car park with time for a lunch break.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 03/09/2022 – 1:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX589734)
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 to Devon Air Anbulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: Dawn Williamson 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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03/09/2022 | Princetown – a walk with views: an accessible walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

This Category 2 walk for people using mobility scooters uses the refurbished track to South Hessary tor with an extension to Nuns Cross depending on the group. Able bodied walkers also welcome. It has tremendous views across the moor. Support dogs welcome.
This walk can be done with the Princetown tramway walk which starts in the same car park in the morning.

Details

Duration: 1:30 PM, 03/09/2022 – 4:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX589734)
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: Dawn Williamson 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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03/09/2022 | Explore the Quarries and Tramways of Haytor Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Ian on a stroll around the Haytor landscape to see the tramways, quarries, Industrial archaeology, nature and so much more.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 03/09/2022 – 5:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX 765 772)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16th Free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

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03/09/2022 | Cox Tor and beyond: A high moorland meander Moderate walk

Walk overview

After climbing to the top of Cox Tor, we pick up the old quarryman’s path that leads us down into the Colly Brook valley, through lovely woods and past a number of pools and small waterfalls. Crossing the stream, we climb gradually over Smeardon Down on the old peatcutters’ track to lonely Stephen’s Grave where we walk down to visit a large Bronze Age village. We cross the stream again, pass yet another prehistoric settlement and walk back past Roos and Staple Tors with magnificent views in all directions.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 03/09/2022 – 5:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Cox Tor (SX 531 751)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – free for under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07914184220
Email: inga@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

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03/09/2022 | Tavy Cleave Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

A walk discovering the ancient Lichway, including a footbridge and stepping stones over the Tavy. Learn the history of a centuries old Dartmoor farm now used by the Army, walk up above Tavy Cleave to look at one of the biggest and best preserved Bronze Age villages, and lots of stories. Some uneven moorland.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 03/09/2022 – 5:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Richard Ware
Start Location: Lane End (Wilsworthy) (SX537 824)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07885 251606
Email: rware1@icloud.com

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03/09/2022 | To the heart of the moor! Strenuous walk

Walk overview

An expedition to Fur Tor, “The Queen of the Moor”

Join us for this Classic Dartmoor route to Fur Tor via the East Dart Valley.
A long day out but a rewarding one.
We will start fairly early to benefit from the cool of the morning but be sure to bring plenty of water and protection from the weather be that sun or rain.
We are likely to be on our feet for for a full day with a stream or two to hop over but our pace will be kind.
Peat Passes, Skylarks, tales of miners and tinners, stone rows and mysteries will pass the time as we take in the magic of the remoter north moor.

Maximum of 10 participants.
Due to the remote nature of the terrain under 16s by prior agreement, please e-mail to discuss.

Details

Duration: 8:00 AM, 03/09/2022 – 4:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Keith Lambeth
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX 646 788)
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s free
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 
Email: ooutthereodartmoor@gmail.com

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04/09/2022 | Dartmoor Sunday Bimble Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A walk over tracks and open Moorland:
We will meet at the car park called Sand Pits and also Okehampton Moor at the split in the military ring road where the barrier drops on firing days.
Walking from Sandpits to Row Tor West Mill and up to Yes Tor and High Willhays; along to Dinger then back down past East Mill to Sandpits.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 04/09/2022 – 2:30 PM, 04/09/2022
Guide: Chris Bourne
Start Location: Sand Pits, Okehampton (SX 596 924)
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 per adult to SAAFA Children (U16) – Free for Under 16s
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07974412326
Email: chris@pegasusoutdoorventures.co.uk

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